World War II: The Pacific Theater

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World War II: The Pacific Theater

2020

WORLD WAR II: THE PACIFIC THEATER, produced by The Great Courses in partnership with HISTORY, takes you into the sweeping story of the American fight against the Japanese. Taught by a distinguished military historian at the US...

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Director
The Great Courses
Features
Craig L. Symonds
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

The Road to War in the Pacific, 1931–1941
Episode 1
The Road to War in the Pacific, 1931–1941
Infamy! The Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor
Episode 2
Infamy! The Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor
Japan Moves South, December 1941–May 1942
Episode 3
Japan Moves South, December 1941–May 1942
The Doolittle Raid on Japan, April 1942
Episode 4
The Doolittle Raid on Japan, April 1942
Station HYPO: Breaking the Japanese Code
Episode 5
Station HYPO: Breaking the Japanese Code
Battle of the Coral Sea, May 1942
Episode 6
Battle of the Coral Sea, May 1942
Midway: 10 Minutes That Changed the War
Episode 7
Midway: 10 Minutes That Changed the War
Guadalcanal: Jungle Warfare
Episode 8
Guadalcanal: Jungle Warfare
Ironbottom Sound, 1942–1943
Episode 9
Ironbottom Sound, 1942–1943
MacArthur, Halsey, and Operation Cartwheel
Episode 10
MacArthur, Halsey, and Operation Cartwheel
The Big Blue Fleet and American Industry
Episode 11
The Big Blue Fleet and American Industry
Battle for Tarawa: A Square Mile of Hell
Episode 12
Battle for Tarawa: A Square Mile of Hell
A Three-Front Pacific War, January–May 1944
Episode 13
A Three-Front Pacific War, January–May 1944
The US Leaps to the Marianas, June 1944
Episode 14
The US Leaps to the Marianas, June 1944
Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 1944
Episode 15
Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 1944
Bombing Japan: Fire from the Sky
Episode 16
Bombing Japan: Fire from the Sky
American Submarines in the Pacific, 1944–1945
Episode 17
American Submarines in the Pacific, 1944–1945
MacArthur Returns to the Philippines
Episode 18
MacArthur Returns to the Philippines
Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944
Episode 19
Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944
Admiral Halsey's Typhoons, 1944–1945
Episode 20
Admiral Halsey's Typhoons, 1944–1945
Battle for Iwo Jima, February–March 1945
Episode 21
Battle for Iwo Jima, February–March 1945
Battle for Okinawa, April–June 1945
Episode 22
Battle for Okinawa, April–June 1945
Kamikazes: Japan's Special Attack Units
Episode 23
Kamikazes: Japan's Special Attack Units
Dropping the Atomic Bomb
Episode 24
Dropping the Atomic Bomb